The University of New South Wales

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world rank  66

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University Overview

Established in 1949, The University of New South Wales is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the metropolis of Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of New South Wales (UNSW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UNSW
Founded 1949
Motto Scientia Manu et Mente
Knowledge by Hand and Mind
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address Gate 9, High Street, Kensington
Sydney (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
2052 New South Wales
T +61 (0)2 9385 1000
F +61 (0)2 9385 2000

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Gate 9, High St, UNSW
Kensington 2052

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of New South Wales's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Training, Australia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia; Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia ICAA; Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI; Australian Computer Society ACS; Engineers Australia; National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited NEAS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Group of Eight (go8)
  • Universities Australia
  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • Global Alliance of Technological Universities (GlobalTech)
  • PLuS Alliance
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020